Sommerakademie at Zentrum Paul Klee in Berne from 12 to 22 August 2015
Every year in August, the Sommerakademie invites emerging artists and curators to Berne to work with renowned figures from the international art scene, creating and holding a ten-day seminar that is focused around a specific topic. The Foundation The Sommerakademie is an international platform for contemporary art that focuses on exploring the present and reflection on art. Using professional training, promotion, sponsorship and mediation, the Sommerakademie aims to promote both artistic productivity and reflection on art among artists, and at the same time allows the public to be part of this process. For further information, please visit the website of Zentrum Paul Klee in Berne (ZPK).
Symposium Householding: The World. One Household.
At the end of the exhibition "Haushaltsmesse 2015" (Householding fair 2015), Bauhaus Dessau Foundation invites internationally renown scientists as well as journalists and architects to discuss global perspectives of the "domestic affairs" in a public debate at this weekend (7 to 9 August 2015). The exhibition in the Dessau Masters' Houses shows artistic, historic, and academic positions towards householding as part of our way to live. All events have free admission and are directed to an audience that would like to rethink and discuss global contexts of our way to live with focus on nutrition, ressources, and economy. Please, visit the website of Bauhaus Dessau Foundation for the complete programme and further information on the symposium.
The Bauhaus-Archiv shows the winner of architectural competition in December
The Bauhaus celebrates its centenary in 2019. On the occasion of these major festivities, the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin will be reconstructed and expanded. After the reconstruction of the historic Bauhaus-Archiv, which was specifically designed by Walter Gropius, including an annexe to the existing building had been approved, architects were invited to send their aesthetics of a new, expanded museum. In October 2015 the winner will be elected and on display from 2 December, 2015 until 29 February, 2016 in the exhibition "DEPARTURE – The winning designs for the new Bauhaus-Archiv" together with further awardees of the architectural competition at the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin. For further information, please visit the website of Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin.
Berlin extends Hélène Binet exhibition
On account of the public’s great interest the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin extends its current exhibition "Dialogues – Photographs by Hélène Binet" until 26th October, 2015. In the comprehensive display Binet presents poetic architectural photos – beginning with buildings by architects John Hejduk, Ludwig Leo and Le Corbusier and reaching to Peter Zumthor and Zaha Hadid. The images show an interplay between architecture and photography. They generate new landscapes within, created to develop independent existences.